S. Nicole Lane working at her desk at home

At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, took effect. Here’s a daily-ish journal of how Reader staff, our friends, family—and our pets—are spending our time.

Day 24: April 13

What we’re listening to:

What we’re watching:

  • Wild Chicago after reading Leor Galil’s “The saga of Punkin’ Donuts
  • Lorena, the four-part series about the woman who cut off her husband’s penis in 1993 and kick-started real conversations about domestic violence, sexual assault, and believing women

What we’re reading:

What we’re eating:

  • My partner’s chicken shawarma, with a big jar of homemade garlic sauce
  • All my veggies mixed together to make soup
  • Sara Lee’s Apple Pie

What we’re making:

What we’re playing:

  • Moved on from Sims 4 and to Sims Medieval with the Pirates & Noble expansion pack